Category Archives: Crafts

Nearly there!

It’s less than a month to the Fibre and Fabric Fair – Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 July, in the Memorial Hall. So what will be there? Well, this year we have: knitting and spinning free machine embroidery two types of

Nearly there!

It’s less than a month to the Fibre and Fabric Fair – Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 July, in the Memorial Hall. So what will be there? Well, this year we have: knitting and spinning free machine embroidery two types of

Fibre and Fabric for 2016!

It’s been a while since Christmas, and we’re almost recovered from a really successful Fair… and now it’s the run-up to the Fibre and Fabric Fair. And maybe the weather will decide it’s heading towards summer, too. Fingers crossed. Gobeithio. Anyway,

Fibre and Fabric for 2016!

It’s been a while since Christmas, and we’re almost recovered from a really successful Fair… and now it’s the run-up to the Fibre and Fabric Fair. And maybe the weather will decide it’s heading towards summer, too. Fingers crossed. Gobeithio. Anyway,

Christmas Fair 2015 – phew!

Now that the dust of the annual Christmas Fair has settled a little (let’s not even think about Christmas itself, please), and now that any craftspeople who do other festive fairs or supply local shops have just about done the last

Christmas Fair 2015 – phew!

Now that the dust of the annual Christmas Fair has settled a little (let’s not even think about Christmas itself, please), and now that any craftspeople who do other festive fairs or supply local shops have just about done the last

Lots of crafts, lots of talented makers – ‘buy local!’

There’s been quite a campaign this year (though not quite on the scale of ‘Hugh’s War on Waste’) to encourage people to buy everything for Christmas as locally as possible: ‘buy local!’. We know that many people who visit us

Lots of crafts, lots of talented makers – ‘buy local!’

There’s been quite a campaign this year (though not quite on the scale of ‘Hugh’s War on Waste’) to encourage people to buy everything for Christmas as locally as possible: ‘buy local!’. We know that many people who visit us

Sparkly things for a gloomy day

Just received an invitation to visit a studio, and what a studio, and so had to break the ‘last visit before the fair’ vow. Well worth it! It was a horrible day, and it was such a pleasure to be in a

Sparkly things for a gloomy day

Just received an invitation to visit a studio, and what a studio, and so had to break the ‘last visit before the fair’ vow. Well worth it! It was a horrible day, and it was such a pleasure to be in a

Gorgeous glass

The last of the studio visits before the Craft Fair itself – now only two weeks away – is to possibly the tidiest studio ever. As Annette Evans of Harlech Stained Glass said, ‘when you’re working with glass you have to

Gorgeous glass

The last of the studio visits before the Craft Fair itself – now only two weeks away – is to possibly the tidiest studio ever. As Annette Evans of Harlech Stained Glass said, ‘when you’re working with glass you have to

Driftwood inspiration

One of the perennially popular makers at the Craft Fairs is Brian with his objects made from driftwood and reclaimed timber. In fact it’s often wise to make sure you visit his stall on the Saturday, as the one-off pieces

Driftwood inspiration

One of the perennially popular makers at the Craft Fairs is Brian with his objects made from driftwood and reclaimed timber. In fact it’s often wise to make sure you visit his stall on the Saturday, as the one-off pieces